There are 12 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Koln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$178 - $361

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London N815
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 032 / ...

$65 - $105

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Train via Gare de l'Est  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$216 - $445

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 032

$113 - $171

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Southampton

$277 - $328

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Southampton

$134 - $201

Fly to Southampton  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Southampton (SOU) FRA - SOU

$108 - $460

Fly to London City, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$126 - $413

Fly to Bristol, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bristol (BRS) FRA - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

$145 - $409

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) FRA - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$150 - $415

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Stansted (STN) FRA - STN
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$93 - $287

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Birmingham (BHX) FRA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Southampton Central

$146 - $355

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton is to bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 17 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 370€ and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Southampton is 718 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station via Lille and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Southampton bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Lille Europe station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 448.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 54 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Southampton, England?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton via Koln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussels - Midi, London St. Pancras International, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 8 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Southampton via London and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 17 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Southampton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Frankfurt to Southampton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Southampton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $270
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$167
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Birmingham International to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Lille
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$54
High
$57
National Express
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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